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Let's talk about one of the unsung heroes of our BJJ journey, one of the most misunderstood parts of why we get on the mats everyday, sweating, drilling and competing with our training partners, our opponents and our own minds.  We're talking about ego, the much maligned part of us that gets blamed for a lot of the bad things that happen in the world.  There is a classic cliche about martial arts that says when you walk into the academy, you should "leave your ego at the door."  We've all been told from white belt on that we've got...

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BJJ, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, Competition, Ego, Training -

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From the first day that we start learning jiu jitsu, we are also taught that the ego is toxic.  We are taught to abandon our pride, and that we either win or we learn.  From the first day that we start learning jiu jitsu, we are misled to some degree.  The ego is crucial to […]

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